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Going Green with Marine Hardware in an Imperfect World

Going Green with Marine Hardware in an Imperfect World Most marine hardware can be divided into two distinct groups these days. Cheap junk made with little, if any, thought to the impact its production has on the environment or the … Continue reading

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4 Places to Learn More about Green Boating

Being a green boater means learning how to enjoy your hobby without damaging the water in which you do it, but it also means educating yourself about what’s good and bad for the environment and why. The more you know … Continue reading

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3 Inexpensive Ways to Go Green

Expense is one of the most common reasons that people avoid taking steps to be more green. In today’s economic climate, it’s understandable that you may not be eager to learn more about protecting the environment if you think it … Continue reading

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U.S. Air Force Bringing Solar Power to 2,000 Homes

As individuals work to green up their own lives, it’s encouraging to know that the United States government is taking steps to do the same – albeit at a slower rate than most households. The Department of Defense is aiming … Continue reading

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Arizona Wildfire Caused by People – How to Prevent Another One

A fire has been burning in Arizona’s Bear Wallow Wilderness area since May 29th, and has officially been declared the largest wildfire in the state’s history. As of Wednesday, the fire was still burning, marking more than two weeks of ongoing … Continue reading

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Good News: Going Green is Good Business

It seems like there hasn’t been much good economic news to discuss in recent years, but some businesses are finding ways to survive. In fact, some industries are thriving by adapting to the changing social and economic climate. The good … Continue reading

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Green Tips for Avoiding Plastic Food Packaging

Over on our Facebook page (you have liked us, right?), we recently asked what the most difficult “green change” was for people to make in real life. A couple people commented that they were overwhelmed by how much plastic was … Continue reading

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Why Should You Use Green Sunscreen?

Whether you’re spending a day on the boat or staying on land, wearing sunscreen whenever you’re outdoors is a must. Wearing sunscreen regularly can help prevent skin cancer and keeps your skin looking younger for longer. But wait! Before you … Continue reading

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Green Boat Repair Tips

Most green boaters understand the basic rules of being environmentally friendly. We don’t throw our garbage in the water and we don’t make it a habit of leaking oil and gas into the water. However, there are some aspects of … Continue reading

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How To Be Green Until Spring

For many of us, practicing green boating in the spring and summer months is an important part of protecting the land and water we enjoy so much.  It’s almost easier to remember to take care of the Earth when we’re … Continue reading

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